Specialized Industry Courses
Checkout our First Aid and safety training courses for industry. H2S Alive (Hydrogen Sulphide) and Oxygen Administration are available. WHMIS and TDG are available online. The one-week Medical First Responder (MFR) is the perfect program for Fire Rescuers and the two-week Advanced First Aid is great for remote locations.
Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Blended 360 HOURS • $3,175
The Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Program is intended to prepare candidates for work in the pre-hospital emergency care field, emergency response, and for workers located in remote settings and high-risk occupations such as search and rescue. The program consists of 164 hours in-class, approximately 80 hours of online course work, and 16 hours of patient engagement. In addition, there is approximately 100 hours of pre-course self-study required prior to the program start date and completion of an approved Alberta Paramedic Driver Operator Course (APDOC) within 15 weeks from program commencement.
Minimum age: 18 years
Pre-requisite: Candidates must meet the following minimum pre-requisites to be eligible to attend the EMR course: a) 18 years of age or olderb) Valid Alberta Class 5 Operator’s License c) Current certification (within one year) for Standard First Aid with Level C CPR/AED or BLS (HCP) from an Alberta Workplace Health & Safety recognized training agencyd) High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED). Must include:i. English 30-1, 30-2 or equivalent;ii. Math 10 Pure or 20-1 or equivalent or Math 20 Applied or 20-2 or equivalent; andiii. Biology 30 or equivalent.
Program Co-requisite: To meet eligibility requirements for the Alberta College of Paramedics exam and licensure, candidates are required to successfully complete an approved Alberta Paramedic Driver Operator Course (APDOC). Candidates must provide proof of successful completion within 15 weeks of commencing the EMR Program. Course fee for the APDOC is currently not included in the EMR Program fees. Registration and payment for the APDOC is the sole responsibility of the candidates.
WHMIS Plus and Introduction to the GHS
This is a comprehensive course which meets the legislated general WHMIS training requirements for both federal and provincial/territorial workplaces. An additional module introduces participants to the GHS. The GHS module was updated September 2014 to include information about Health Canada’s proposed Hazardous Product Regulations which will replace the Controlled Product Regulations and revise WHMIS.
H2S Awareness Online Training
This online course will provide information which is required to properly recognize, assess, and control hazards that are associated with the H2S gas. The properties of H2S, the health hazards that are associated with exposure, the detection and monitoring methods, and acceptable exposure limits of H2S will be discussed throughout this course.
Joint Health & Safety Committees and Representatives Online Training
Our e-learning course will introduce the Alberta workforce to joint work site health and safety committees (HSCs) and health and safety representatives (H&S reps). This course was developed to aid employers and employees with their transition to comply with Alberta’s updated Occupational Health & Safety Act. Employers will meet their requirements by ensuring committee members and representatives are competently trained and participants will receive a two hour credit toward their annual mandatory training and a certificate of completion.
Did you know? As of June 1st, all Alberta employers must comply with Bill 30. If you own or run a business, you may need to establish a Joint Work Site Health & Safety Committee. Learn more about Bill 30
Respectful Workplace: Preventing Harassment and Violence Online Training
This new mobile-responsive eLearning course uses a scroll-down interactive design, where the learner moves at their own pace. The goals of this course are to:
- reduce incidents of bullying, harassment, discrimination, and workplace violence,
- foster a culture of inclusion in workplaces, where employees feel not only tolerated, but welcome and respected, and
- provide awareness-level content that meets employers’ legislated and regulatory requirements for training in respectful workplaces.
Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)
TDG meets provincial road requirements and includes classification, identification and emergency response planning plus information on bulk transportation of hazardous waste. Min. age: 16 years
Cannabis Workplace Safety for Employees
Cannabis safety awareness at work can’t be assumed. It’s the employer’s responsibility to make sure every employee understands what cannabis legalization means for them at work.
But developing employee cannabis safety education they’ll remember and use isn’t easy. Now, you can save time, money and fast-track to organization-wide cannabis awareness.
This online training will help employees understand the safety rationale behind workplace cannabis policies — so they make the right choices when it matters.
We’ve made learning cannabis safety easier and more engaging for all staff with relatable, scenario-based learning that engages critical thinking and makes the key concepts more memorable. These online modules are:
Cannabis Workplace Safety for Employers
Learn how to manage cannabis legalization safety at your workplace
With cannabis legalization in Canada, workplace rules are due for a change. Previous policies on illicit substances often no longer apply — and that creates risks.
Your right as an employer to have a safe and effective workplace must now co-exist with your employees’ rights to consume cannabis legally and be accommodated for medical conditions.
Where do you draw the line? What do you need to know to update substance use policies and create cannabis safety programs that work?
Now, you can fast-track the process through online training that’s:
To take this course, learners must first complete the foundational Employee Cannabis in the Workplace online training.
First Aid in the Wilderness $95, $160, $235 • 1,2 or 3 DAYS
This course trains participants to provide care to the sick and injured in remote settings and is appropriate for those working in, or traveling to, remote areas where immediate emergency medical services are difficult to obtain. There are three levels of Wilderness First Aid skills training that range from basic to advanced levels. The focus of the course is to adapt First Aid skills as needed, based on availability of supplies, the environment, and additional factors encountered in a remote setting. This course is intended to compliment wilderness survival training and does not replace it..
H2S Alive (Hydrogen Sulphide) $185 • ONE DAY
H2S Alive is intended for anyone working in an area where hydrogen sulphide may be present. Learn the properties of this poisonous gas, how to protect yourself from coming into contact with it, and what to do in emergencies. Min. age: 16 years
Marine First Aid – Basic Course $165 • TWO DAYS
In this course, students will learn about Emergency First Aid procedures, CPR/AED for adults, Rescue Carries and Burns, basic Anatomy and Physiology, Advanced Packaging and Transport, as well as gain an orientation to rescue kits found on board seafaring vessels. This course meets the requirements of Transport Canada. Min. age: 16 years
This course meets the requirements of Transport Canada and includes all the Basic Course components plus advanced First Aid procedures to assist with treatment of the most common off-shore medical conditions and emergencies. Students will also learn all levels of CPR, the use of an AED, moving and transporting casualties, airway management, and knowledge in topics including anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, and communications. Min. age: 16 years
In the middle of my EMR course still, but it's easy to see how solid the instructor is and how good they are at directing a class. Looking forward to the remainder of the class!!Matt Gourlay
I came across St Johns Ambulance at the Outdoor and Adventure Travel Show and was reminded that it's about time I get recertified!!! 6 years ago I took the training with St Johns and a lot has changed since then. Chris was an amazing instructor! Was very happy with the training 😀Anonymous